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On today's Local News Hour, host Renai Bodley talks to Valley Behavioral Health director Dodi Wilson about Monday night's community forum on teen substance abuse and suicide prevention.  Then Scott Loomis, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing, previews tomorrow's ribbon cutting of a new affordable apartment project in Kimball Junction, "Richer Place Apartments."   And finally, Insa Riepen with Recycle Utah gives the lowdown on how you should get rid of unused prescription medications and why flushing them down the toilet isn't an option you should exercise.

Recycle Glass

Aug 19, 2016
courtesy of Recycle Utah

Did you know that Recycle Utah is the only place in Park City that recycles glass? Drop off clear, green, brown, and blue glass at our recycling center 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more info, contact Recycle Utah, your community nonprofit recycling center, at 435-649-9698 or visit

courtesy of Recycle Utah

If something doesn't happen soon, Recycle Utah's future could be that of an education and advocacy organization - without a recycling center.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher explains:

Recycle Utah

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Dierdra Walsh, Food & Beverage Director and Alex Malmborg, Executive Chef from Park City Mountain Resort to talk about Recycle Utah's 100-Mile Meal event coming up July 23rd. 

Then, two things that seem to go together well, stand-up paddle boarding and yoga.  WE speak with Alisha Niswander and Christa Jutras who have teamed up to lead 3-hour SUP/Yoga adventures on the Jordanelle Reservoir this summer.   

**Update:  The bill passed Senate committee Thursday evening and will go to the Senate floor for a vote next week.

A Utah state senator has proposed a new law that will make retailers charge ten cents for every single-use plastic and paper bag.  Environmentalists haven't had success passing similar laws in Park City, so why does this lawmaker think she can pass her bill at a statewide level?  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Here's a link to the Senate Bill 196.  

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher; Summit Community Power Works Project Manager Mary Christa Smith has information  about a bulk-buy purchase of smart thermostats; Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Chris Haslock with Team Park City United has the latest results from the Youth Olympic Games in Norway.

Recycle Utah

The days of brown paper packages tied up with string are long past.  Now Christmas presents are blinged out like never before.  And when you're finished with all the finery, don't dump it together in the recycle bin.  KPCW's Renai Bodley tells us why: 

Here's a link to the Recycle Utah website.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County manager Tom Fisher, Bill Rock COO of Park City Mountain Resort and Mark O'Connor CEO of talk about the close vote authorizing the Park City Ski Patrol to unionize. Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Automotive Journalists Paul Schmucker and Todd Deeken talk about the new film Pilgrimage, which has a free screening Wednesday 6:30 pm at Jim Santy Auditorium.

On today's program Summit County Budget Manager Matt Leavitt previews the 2016 county agenda. Park City Resort COO Bill Rock talks about opening day on Saturday for the county's largest ski resort. Sherrie Wellman has details about getting inspections and business licenses for nightly rentals. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Richard Bullough and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Department have details on a diabetes prevention and education initiative.

On today's program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews the agenda for Wednesday's County Council meting.  Park City Council Candidate Hope Melville talks about her candidacy. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Park City librarians have details on the current art exhibit and stuffed animal slumber party.